European History Books

Café Europa Revisited: How to Survive Post-Communism Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143134176
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Published: Penguin Books - January 5th, 2021

"Drakulić’s composite portrait provides a clear-eyed look at European values, and what they really amount to." —The New Yorker

An evocative and timely collection of essays that paints a portrait of Eastern Europe thirty years after the end of communism.


The Crown in Crisis: Countdown to the Abdication Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250274847
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 19th, 2021

The thrilling and definitive account of the Abdication Crisis of 1936


Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of King Edward Longshanks Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643136875
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Published: Pegasus Books - February 9th, 2021

Revealing the truth behind the life of a royal princess in medieval England, the colorful story of the five remarkable daughters of King Edward I.

Virginal, chaste, humble, patiently waiting for rescue by brave knights and handsome princes: this idealized—and largely mythical—notion of the medieval noblewoman still lingers.


Fortune's Many Houses: A Victorian Visionary, a Noble Scottish Family, and a Lost Inheritance Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982128623
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Published: Atria Books - February 16th, 2021

A unique and fascinating look at Victorian society through the remarkable lives of an enlightened and philanthropic aristocratic couple, the Marquess and Marchioness of Aberdeen, who tried to change the world for the better but paid a heavy price.


The Hungarians: A Thousand Years of Victory in Defeat Cover Image
By Paul Lendvai, Ann Major (Translator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691200279
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Published: Princeton University Press - March 2nd, 2021

An updated new edition of a classic history of the Hungarians from their earliest origins to today


The Viking Great Army Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780500022016
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Published: Thames & Hudson - June 22nd, 2021

Featuring the latest scientific techniques and findings, this book is the definitive account of the Viking Great Army’s journey and how their presence forever changed England.


The Battle of Hastings: The Fall of the Anglo-Saxons and the Rise of the Normans Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781643136325
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Published: Pegasus Books - January 5th, 2021

A rousing historical narrative of the best-known and arguably most significant battle in English history. 

The effects of the Battle of Hastings were deeply felt at the time, causing a lasting shift in British cultural identity and national pride.


The Borgias: Power and Fortune (Italian Histories) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643136110
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 8th, 2020

The glorious and infamous history of the Borgia family—a world of saints, corrupt popes, and depraved princes and poisoners—set against the golden age of the Italian Renaissance.

The Borgia family have become a byword for evil. Corruption, incest, ruthless megalomania, avarice and vicious cruelty—all have been associated with their name.


From Russia with Blood: The Kremlin's Ruthless Assassination Program and Vladimir Putin's Secret War on the West Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316417242
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Published: Mulholland Books - November 24th, 2020

The untold story of how Russia refined the art and science of targeted assassination abroad -- while Western spies watched in horror as their governments failed to guard against the threat.

They thought they had found a safe haven in the green hills of England. They were wrong.


Inventing the World: Venice and the Transformation of Western Civilization Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781643135380
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 1st, 2020

An epic cultural journey that reveals how Venetian ingenuity and inventions—from sunglasses and forks to bonds and currency—shaped modernity.

How did a small, isolated city—with a population that never exceeded 100,000, even in its heyday—come to transform western civilization?


Ruin and Renewal: Civilizing Europe After World War II Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781541672468
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Published: Basic Books - November 17th, 2020

From an award-winning historian, a panoramic account of Europe after the depravity of World War II.


The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780141993133
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2nd, 2021

“Immensely rich and exciting . . . Christopher Hill has that supreme gift of being able to show us the seventeenth-century world from the inside.”—Arthur Marwick in New Society


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